Mobile hotspot

Mobile hotspot

How to set up your device as a mobile hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices.



  1. Use your AT&T device as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot to share your data connection with Wi-Fi-capable devices such as: other smartphones, tablets, netbooks, MP3 players, and more.
    Note: Eligible data plan required, learn more.
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  2. From the home screen, drag down from the Notification bar.
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  3. Tap the Settings icon.
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  4. Tap the CONNECTIONS tab, then tap More networks.
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  5. Tap Tethering and Mobile hotspot.
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  6. Tap Mobile Hotspot.
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  7. Tap the Mobile Hotspot switch to toggle on/off.
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  8. When Mobile Hotspot is active, the Hotspot icon will display in the notification bar.
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  9. To configure the Hotspot, press the Menu key.
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  10. Tap Configure.
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  11. Tap the Network SSID field and enter the desired network name.
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  12. Tap the Security drop-down to change the network security type.
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  13. Tap the Password field to change the network password.
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  14. Edit additional options if desired, then tap SAVE.
    Note: To show advanced options, tap 'Show advanced options'.
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  15. Connected devices are displayed beneath Connected devices.
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